As one of the world’s largest exporters of agricultural and agri-food products, stable and predictable access to international markets is essential to Canadians.
Building on the progress achieved during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s late-August 2016 visit to Beijing, Canada and China signed a memorandum of understanding on canola on September 23, 2016.
Canada Finalizes Certification Program for Export of Wild Rice to China
Today the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship made the following statement:
The CFIA has confirmed the presence of EAB in the regional county municipality of D’Autray in the towns of Berthierville and Lavaltrie, Quebec.
Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, highlighted today he will be leading a trade mission to China in the fall.
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay announced today an investment of $10 million for Vitalus Nutrition Inc. to commercialize a value-added prebiotic.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will participate in an Innovation Townhall, hosted by Innovate Calgary, where he will speak t…
Canadians rely on a strong agriculture industry and innovation helps ensure its success.
The Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and on behalf of …
Harvest is underway, and storage bins are filling up fast. Keep these methods in mind to protect the quality of your stored grain from insect infestations and mould.
Producers who did not receive payment for grain delivered to Naber Specialty Grains Ltd. have been issued payments for their eligible claims through the Canadian Grain Commission’s Payment Protection Program.
Parliamentary Secretary Terry Beech, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced an investment of $1,825,000 to Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies Ltd. to support the commercialization, production and dis…
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lawrence MacAulay is in Saskatchewan this week to discuss key issues facing the agriculture sector.
Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a contribution of up to $1.1 million to grow the domestic and international market for Canadian ornamenta…
Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a contribution of $97,500 to Agriculture nordique axée sur la production bovine (ANPB), to examine the agronomic and economic potential of new forage mixtures suited to northern climates in Eastern Canada. He made the announcement at the 15th anniversary of the Foire gourmande in Ville-Marie.
As of August 1, 2017, the varieties CDC Arras, Flanders and Somme will be removed from the flaxseed variety designation list.
The Government of Canada is committed to investing in science and innovation for the benefit of Canadians, the environment, and the economy. On June 16, 2016, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced that the department was receiv…
The CFIA has confirmed the presence of EAB in the Municipality of D’Autray in the town of Saint-Gabriel, Quebec.
As of August 1, 2019, the Canadian Grain Commission will designate the wheat variety AC Crystal to the Canada Northern Hard Red class.
The provincial and federal governments have invested over $1 million in 24 projects in Barrie and the surrounding area of Dufferin County and Simcoe County to help grow the area’s food and beverage sector and the local economy.
The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on August 1, 2016 in western Canada
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today issued the following statement regarding the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture.
Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture today concluded their annual conference with Ministers issuing the Calgary Statement ― representing a consensus among Ministers regarding the key priorities to develop th…
The meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers will wrap-up with remarks to be delivered by this year’s co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Alberta Minister of Agriculture Oneil Carlier.
Canadian Beef has built a reputation as being some of the tastiest and best quality beef in the world.
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay was in southern Ontario this week seeking input on the next agricultural policy framework and other key agricultural issues.
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today announced that Taiwan has lifted its temporary ban on Canadian beef, effective July 8, 2016.
Preliminary testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a duck farm near St. Catharines, Ontario as a low pathogenic subtype.
Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay today announced $400,000 to support a wine grape research program at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Kentville Research…
The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about a grain grading change that comes into effect on July 1, 2016 in eastern Canada.
Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers reinforced their commitment to collaborate on key opportunities and challenges facing the Canadian workforce and agreed to work together to conduct broad-based consultations on the annual $3 billion investm…
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced today that the Government of Canada has opened new market access for Canadian breeding cattle to T…
The Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, Nick Whalen, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today an investment of over $500,000 for the Canadian Celiac Association to help increase awareness and enhance access to Canadian sources of gluten-free grains.
Simple ways for owners and handlers to protect horses from disease
Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, today extends his congratulations to the Meunerie Milanaise Inc. (La Milanaise) on the official opening of their new state-of-the-a…
This project will replace aging or obsolete equipment at the Pilot Plant, which directly supports the food processing industry by providing facilities to support innovation.